Gabes Mountain Trail to Hen Wallow Falls

MODERATE 65 reviews

Gabes Mountain Trail to Hen Wallow Falls is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cosby, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
4.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
931 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bridge out

old growth

rocky

no dogs

The trip to Hen Wallow Falls is a pleasant walk through hemlock and rhododendron forest. A signed side trail leads to the base of the falls by way of steep switchbacks. Hen Wallow Creek, only two feet wide at the top of the falls, fans out to 20 feet at the base. The waterfall is 90 feet high.

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14 days ago

Nice gradual climb on a clearly defined trail. Enough it was wet, the kept the mud in check.

20 days ago

Not too strenuous and beautiful today with the fall color and nice temps. Hen Wallow falls was worth the hike. So pretty!

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1 month ago

I would say this is a strong moderate as you climb non stop for the first half. Rocky surface. Not busy on a week day

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3 months ago

It was steaming hot day but a great hike.

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4 months ago

We had a great time on this trail. Saw a few other hikers enjoying the day, we even heard one lady singing as she hiked along. It was hot so the girls told us to go ahead and finish and they started working back. We got close to the falls but turned back after the black bear popped out. Looks like we missed out on a good fishing hole too. We'll try again on another trip.

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4 months ago